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Local Dentist makes big donation to annual Smiths Falls snowsuit campaign

October 5, 2017 by
Local Dentist makes big donation to annual Smiths Falls snowsuit campaign

On Wednesday Oct 4, Smiths Falls dentist Dr. Michael MacPhee met up with Steve Orr, volunteer coordinator with Family and Children's Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville at the dental office on Main Street, to make a donation to the Snow Suite Campaign that launched on Sept 18.

The donation ...

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Busy week in Mississippi Mills

October 5, 2017 by
Busy week in Mississippi Mills

Highlights of the October 3, 2017 Council Meeting of the Township of Mississippi Mills

Youth Centre Update Janet Morrison and Fraser Scantlebury, along with youth from Mississippi Mills came out to highlight the achievements of the Mississippi Mills Youth Centre after their first year in operation. There are more than ...

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CDSBEO Board Meeting highlights

October 5, 2017 by
CDSBEO Board Meeting highlights

The following are highlights from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario's board meeting held on October 3:

Special Education Teacher Portal

The CDSBEO Special Education Department has recently launched a new teacher portal which allows all teachers, SERTs, and administrators to quickly gather information about students, and create ...

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OPP seek suspect vehicle after accident on highway 7 east of Carleton Place

October 4, 2017 by
OPP seek suspect vehicle after accident on highway 7 east of Carleton Place

Ottawa OPP are investigating a motor vehicle collision east of Carleton Place on Highway 7 at Hazeldean Road.

At just after 7 this morning, two vehicles were going Westbound on Highway 7 when they collided. One vehicle was sent in the center median rolling several times while the other vehicle ...

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Robbery at Donaldson’s Shell in Perth has OPP seeking single suspect

October 4, 2017 by
Robbery at Donaldson’s Shell in Perth has OPP seeking single suspect

Please note: as this story concerns an active and ongoing investigation by Lanark County OPP it will be updated as we receive official information.

UPDATED 8:10 AM - Police are looking for a suspect after a robbery at Donaldson’s Shell at 230 Gore Street last night in Perth.

Officers and Detectives ...

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New load restrictions in place for deteriorating Central Bridge in Carleton Place

October 4, 2017 by
New load restrictions in place for deteriorating Central Bridge in Carleton Place

By Marc Shaw, Lake 88 News

Vehicles on Bridge Street in Carleton Place will soon have to abide by load restrictions if they plan on using the Central Bridge.

According to a recent inspection, the bridge has deteriorated to the point it can no longer handle all forms of traffic.

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Carleton Place looking at safe internet sale exchange point in town

October 4, 2017 by
Carleton Place looking at safe internet sale exchange point in town

Marc Shaw - Lake 88 News

Buying something from a stranger off of Kijiji can be pretty daunting, but those who use the service in Carleton Place may soon have a designated safe area to carry out their transactions.

The idea, brought up at a September meeting of the Police ...

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Arrests made in Parkland Court armed robbery in Smiths Falls

October 4, 2017 by
Arrests made in Parkland Court armed robbery in Smiths Falls

Two Smiths Falls residents are now facing serious charges in connection to an incident in the town last week that had schools on a hold a secure, while local police and the OPP searched the area for suspects.

A 26 year-old woman and 33 year-old man both from Smith Falls ...

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Facade dispute to be discussed further as heritage by-law gets reviewed

October 4, 2017 by
Facade dispute to be discussed further as heritage by-law gets reviewed

The dispute over the store façade located at 67 Foster Street in Perth, hasn’t quite reached a resolution.

On Oct 3, committee of the whole heard a passionate presentation from Angie Gilchrist in front an impressively full gallery.

“I’m not looking for special treatment, but to be treated fairly,” said ...

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